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FZNT23 KWNM 190352
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1052 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES SE OF GEORGES BANK WILL MOVE E
TONIGHT AND THU...THEN WILL ACCELERATE NE THU NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE COAST THU AFTERNOON AND THU
NIGHT...AND MOVE OFFSHORE FRI AND FRI NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL
PASS WELL S OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL AGAIN SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT AND SAT NIGHT...
STRENGTHEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...AND MOVE NE MON AND MON NIGHT. A
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST AND APPROACH THE
WATERS SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT.
LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST AND APPROACH THE
WATERS MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT.


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